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“Best thing to do in Athens!!”
Review of Athens by Bike

Athens by Bike
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The fastest easiest and safest way to navigate many places in Athens that you can't in any other way. You can choose one of our escorted rides and explore our amazing city .Athens is transforming into a bike friendly city. In the center of the city around the Akropolis a huge archaeological park has been built with many paths and pedestrian streets. With a bike, you can relax, enjoy and explore the backstreets of Athens. Using a bike you'll able to reach locations that you can't in other ways.
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Amazing bike tour of Athens with the unforgettable Manos. We cycled through the streets of Plaka and Monastiraki, visiting many of the famous sites. We were given brief history lessons along the way by Manos, who was great fun and full of knowledge. As we only had one evening in Athens, the Athensbybike 3 hour tour was a really fun way to see as much of Athens as possible. Manos is a fantastic tour escort, and his many Trip Advisor awards are very well deserved! We had so many laughs (and hilarious photos) along the way...thanks Manos!!!

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Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had an amazing time cruising Athens with Manos as our guide. He was an excellent guide, and the tour is a great way to cover a lot of Athens. We would come back in the future, so much fun:). We traveled to athens for part of our honeymoon, and we told Manos that my wife has ancestors in greece and he was willing to look into the location and help us find them. Can't say enough good things about Manos!

Thanks again,
Kevin & Mary

2  Thank kevin s
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

I was a bit skeptical to go by bike in Athens since I heard it is very busy traffic and lots of cars. However we were given a very soft and personal bike tour with mr Manos around Akropolis, old town, the hills etc. The best thing was the free feeling of gliding through the streets of Athens and easily getting up and down the hills without much effort. The guiding was nice and good even though not so extensive on the historical knowledge. A good thing with this tour was the sense of where you are in the city and the reference points etc to navigate around the coming days. Therefore I recommend to do this tour the first thing you do. The bikes were ok even though they do not seem to be in mint condition. We got one flat tire but fortunately it was at the end of the tour.
Highly recommended tour to do.

3  Thank H75
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

Having just a short stay in Athens and as my knees were acting up we called around to Manos at Athens by Bike shop to see if we could get a couple of bikes for a few hours, Manos remembered us immediately from our previous visits there and welcomed us as old friends. He provided us with 2 bikes immediatly and we had a lovely afternoon cycling around the Acropolis and Plaka. Manos joined us for a beer in a nearby cafe afterwards. We look forward to meeting him again when we return to Athens with a group of friends in August and to get bikes and bring our friends around Athens by the best and easiest method " On Bikes "

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Reviewed June 5, 2014

Athens by Bike saved our trip to Greece! My boyfriend and I were planning to rent a scooter or motorcycle to see the city on the two short days we were in town, but when we arrived, it was Sunday and all of the motorcycle/scooter rental places were closed. Athens by Bike is normally closed on Sunday as well, but when we walked by, Manos, the owner, was in the office, and he very generously gave us his time and let us rent the bikes, despite being late to one of his social appointments. I could tell that he did not just see us as tourists to make money off of; instead, his main focus was that we were fully equipped with all that we needed to be safe and enjoy our journey. He also showed us several places on the map that we could visit, and all of his recommendations were great. I highly recommend his bike rental--the prices are a great deal as well. I plan to rent from him again next time I'm in Athens.

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